Monthly Archives: March 2014

Talk to your kids about ATV safety!

Have you talked to your kids about ATV safety lately? With the weather finally turning and a busy farm season ahead of us, today would be a great time to do it! ATV incidents account for a good number of farm … Continue reading

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Have you tested your well water lately?

The Illinois Farm Bureau recently drew our attention to the fact that families using well water systems should test their water every year. When was the last time you tested your well water? So what’s the big deal? According to … Continue reading

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365 Sunrises & 7 Billion Mouths to Feed

It’s national Ag Day! Find more information about the day at Today is about recognizing – and celebrating – the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives. The National Ag Day program encourages every American to: Understand how food and … Continue reading

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Child safety campaign keeps priorities straight on the farm

You’re a “Parent first, Farmer second.” That is the message of a national campaign to keep children safe while they work and play on farms. The website ( provides one-stop shopping for parents, and includes easy-to-use information about child development … Continue reading

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Children act fast…so do poisons…

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Lock them away!

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It’s Poison Prevention Week! – Bad things can happen to good people.

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